28241Re: wireless problems, dell truemobile 1150
- May 5, 2006Do have the wireless-tools, libiw28, or pcmcia-cs package installed?
On 5/5/06, afrocentric18 <afrocentric18@...> wrote:
> I have a problem:
> I operate Mepis (Debian) and I am trying to get my Dell truemobile
> 1150 wireless card to operate. The computer simply will not detect the
> card. the status and activity indicators at the side of the card
> remain unlighted, as if the card itself is unactivated.Kwifi cannot
> detect the card. However, as i start up the computer and insert the
> card, the boot-up messages indicate that a PCMCIA card was inserted,
> so apparently, the computer is reading something. I have a 2650 inspiron.
> Also, sometimes when I repeatedly insert the wireless card, the
> activity light comes on with a steady light, but the computer still
> cannot detect it.
> I have ndiswrapper installed, and i tried some drivers from dell, but
> again, no dice.
> I tried the lscpi command, and it reads this:
> 0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82845 845 (Brookdale)
> Chipset Host Bridge (rev 05)
> 0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82845 845 (Brookdale)
> Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 05)
> 0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801CA/CAM USB (Hub
> #1) (rev 02)
> 0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801CA/CAM USB (Hub
> #2) (rev 02)
> 0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
> (rev 42)
> 0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801CAM ISA Bridge (LPC)
> (rev 02)
> 0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801CAM IDE U100 (rev 02)
> 0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801CA/CAM SMBus Controller
> (rev 02)
> 0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation
> 82801CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02)
> 0000:00:1f.6 Modem: Intel Corporation 82801CA/CAM AC'97 Modem
> Controller (rev 02)
> 0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11
> [GeForce2 Go] (rev b2)
> 0000:02:01.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M
> [Tornado] (rev 78)
> 0000:02:04.0 CardBus bridge: O2 Micro, Inc. OZ601/6912/711E0
> CardBus/SmartCardBus Controller
> My kernel version is 2.6.15-1-586tsc. I run an inspiron 2650 p4 1.7 ghz.
> Can anyone give me any suggestions?
> Is something wrong with the card? Should I buy a new one?
> Did i miss something?
> Thank you.
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